Jury selects top picks

Multimedia's finest selected

The opening of the Multimedia show packed the Waterfront Art Gallery.

The Ladysmith Arts Council jury selected the best of their Multimedia Show on display at the Waterfront Arts Gallery.


1st place —  Lisa Parrish / Photo / “Modernization”

2nd place — Philip Backwell / Photo / “Natures Abstract”

Honourable mention — Melinda Syler / Giclee Photo / “Why women stay single”


1st place — Claudia Lohmann / Acrylic on wood / “Cross Section”

2nd place — Darcy Irwin / Oil / “Peaceful Buddha”

Honourable mention — Ed Chan / Tempera / “Sea of Iniquity”


1st place — Philip Backwell / Clay / 18k Gold + Celadon

2nd place — Jeff Molloy / Mixed Media / “Franklin’s Bones”

3rd place — Marlies Schottke / Clay / “Conversation”

Best in Show

Anne Jones / Acrylic, Canvas / “64 minute memories of the outside passage”

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